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Anticorruption

Anticorruption

The Open Society Foundations are working to secure legal remedies for bribery, the theft of public assets, and money laundering arising from the exploitation of natural resources.

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Recent Work

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On the Front Lines of Environmental Justice

Open Society Fellow Chitrangada Choudhury and ActionAid USA senior policy analyst Brandon Wu locate demands for environmental justice on the international policy agenda and within the realities of rural India.

Publication
Standing Doctrine and Anticorruption Litigation: A Survey

A brief overview of the application of the doctrine of legal standing in a number of jurisdictions, and its implications for private anticorruption litigation.

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Examining Binaries: The Private Sector and the State in Development Processes  

Two Open Society Fellows discuss public–private partnerships in education and natural resource exploitation in India.

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Fifteen Years of Fighting Terror: Lessons for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidates

An expert panel discusses alternative approaches to combating terrorism—including less reliance on the military, a tougher line on bad governance, and closer work with civil society.

Voices
The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.

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City of Thorns: A Conversation with Ben Rawlence (Washington, D.C.)

Human rights activist and writer Ben Rawlence speaks about his new book, City of Thorns, which deals with daily life and the struggle for survival in the world’s largest refugee camp.

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Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative

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Open Society Fellow Chitrangada Choudhury and ActionAid USA senior policy analyst Brandon Wu locate demands for environmental justice on the international policy agenda and within the realities of rural India.